See innovations from OverDrive at ALA Midwinter 2015

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Are you going to ALA Midwinter in Chicago this weekend? If so, stop by booth #2623 to see full-scale demonstrations of cutting-edge technology, including: Narrated eBooks: Synced audio-to-text now live with more than 800 titles available to libraries and schools EPUB3 fixed-layout eBooks: OverDrive Read’s HTML5 browser-based technology recently launched support for fixed-layout EPUB3 eBooks,… Read more »

Join the first ever #ODchat – Jan. 28th

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On Wednesday, Jan. 28th at 8 p.m. (EST), OverDrive will host the first ever #ODchat on Twitter for our partners and users. To join the chat, simply log onto Twitter and follow the conversation using the hashtag #ODchat. This monthly event is designed to enable users to interact with each other, provide feedback to team… Read more »

MGM and Warner Bros. gems

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  If your library hasn’t started using a Cost Per Circ (CPC) plan, what are you waiting for? CPC plans give patrons simultaneous access to hundreds of fantastic streaming videos from Warner Bros. and MGM. Here is just a small sample of the great titles available via CPC: MGM titles Casino Royale (NR) – A… Read more »

CES 2015: Connecting all of the things

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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 really expended the “internet of things.” In essence, that’s just a fun way to say that all sorts of every-day things (from light-bulbs to thermostats) are getting connected to your home network. I think it’s pretty sweet, because, in a lot of ways, connecting new “things” to the internet can… Read more »